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NBC
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am EST
thatcher called the president "ron," he addressed her as "margaret." together they were political soulmates. >> i think they had a congenial personal connection. although what the document show that margaret thatcher wasn't always so full of praise for reagan. >> reporter: britain was at war with argentina trying to hold on to its island in the south atlantic. >> the united states came down firmly on our side over the faulklands, and we're very grateful to them for being such staunch allies. >> reporter: in private, there was tension. reagan urged her to negotiate, but she wanted victory. mrs. thatcher said "she was sure that the president would act in the same way if alaska had been threatened." to get what she wanted, the iron lady used her softer side. "dear ron," she writes, "i think you are the only person who will understand the significance of what i'm trying to say." >> very personal. >> absolutely. >> reporter: mrs. that th thatcher's charm offense worked and they remained friends long after they left power. nbc news, london. >>> an elementary school crush blossoms into t
NBC
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am EST
the weekend following his first comments since the tragedy here's nbc's ron mott. >> reporter: over the weekend the last of the funerals were held as victims a'families work to restart their lives after unthinkable losses. against that somber backdrop the political war of words about guns and the prominence around america grew more intense. on sunday in an exclusive appearance on "meet the press," the head of the nation's largest and most powerful gun lobby, the national rifle association, defended and expanded upon comments he made friday when he called on congress to fund armed officers in public schools. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy. i'll tell you what, i think the american people think it's crazy not to do it. >> laperriere's position set off a flurry of public criticism, a sentiment shared by some long-time newtown residents. >> we lost 20 beautiful young children and six educators. it hurts to think we can't as a community come together with more he restrictive rules and regulations to
NBC
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
from the gunman's own words. nbc's ron mott has the latest for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. police say these firefighters were lured into a trap on christmas eve, turning their already dangerous job deadly. now we're learning more about this suspect and the chilling note police say he left behind. the massive christmas eve house fire in western new york had intense flames on all sides. >> it was a raging inferno up there. >> it became much more than just a fire when four firefighters showed up. suspected arsonist began shooting at firemen. >> we are being shot at. multiple firemen down. multiple firemen shot. i am shot. i think he's using an assault rifle. >> multiple shots being fired at the location. you are advised to stay away from the area until clear. >> 62-year-old william spengler, officials say, was well fortified with weapons and ammo, a .38 caliber handgun, 12-gauge shotgun and a bushmaster .22 rifle. it comes on the heels of a deadly school shooting that killed six teachers and 20 students. firefighters tomasz k aaczowka and mike chiapperini were
NBC
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
. happy new year to you, erica. >> ron, happy new year to you as well. that is when you huddle up close to each other in those pens. >> they get them in there ten hours before it starts. >> they stay for a long time. >> bring your blanket. >>> a baby for kim kardashian and kanye west in 2013. how her family is reacting to the just announced news. first this is "today" on nbc. >>> coming up, the women who had us talking in 2012, from the mom on the cover of "time" breastfeeding her son. >> to the anchor who stood up for herself after a viewer criticized her weight. [ male announcer ] let's go places. not just the ones you can find on a map. but the ones you can find in your heart. let's go beyond everything we know. and embrace everything we don't. and once we've reached our destination, let's keep going. because inspiration doesn't favor those who sit still. it dances with the daring... ♪ oh, oh, oh-oh, oh [ male announcer ] ...and rewards the courageo with ideas that excite, challenge, even inspire. ideas that take you places you never imagined. ideas big enough and powerful en
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
learning a whole lot about the game thanks to one man's generosity. ron mott has more. >> reporter: michael garrett spent his fall pushing a sport these youngsters hardly know. he started inner city lacrosse for kids just like coby spence. >> i couldn't believe my ears when my mom told me you want to join lacrosse? i was like what? >> a lot of people can't afford to participate in extracurricular activities. sometimes you find yourself in that predicament. >> lacrosse, a lot of people think of it as an elite sport. >> it is. but let's change that. >> reporter: growing up in the shadows of an ivy league tower like yale university fueled a burning desire to overcome. >> i grew up in the section where they told the yale students not to go. >> reporter: single mom, youngest of six who jumped at the chance to get ahead. >> when i walked on yale's campus as a little boy going for enrichment classes, i felt so important. i felt smart. and so i want to introduce that element. >> reporter: so he convinced equipment makers to give him free gear and persuaded coaches from yale and his alma ma
NBC
Dec 26, 2012 4:30am EST
by the suspected shooter that killed two firefighters christmas eve in new york. here's nbc's ron mott with more details. >> reporter: police say the christmas eve ambush of four volunteer firefighters attacked as they arrived to battle a fire in new york. >> was a rage be interno out there. >> reporter: it was spell out in chilling details. >> quotes, i still have to get ready to see how much of the neighborhood i can burn down, and doing what i like doing best, killing people. >> reporter: authorities say 62-year-old william spengler who spent time for killing his grandmother more than 30 years ago, shot at firefighters. the. >> we're being shot at. multiple firemen down. i am shot. i think he used an assault rifle. >> killing people. >> reporter: officials say the gunman was well fortified. .38 handgun. .12-gauge shotgun and the bushmaster rifle. firefighters, tomasz kaczowka and mike chiapperini were killed. human remains were found in spengler's abandoned house. >> it's the question and we'll know know what was going through his mind. >> reporter: police are investigating whe
NBC
Dec 30, 2012 6:00am EST
gamble 24/7 in perryville, and only ron dull. so head into the new year, how much optimism is there about the new gambling revenue stream as gaming expands in the states? >> when we discussed this before on "reporters' notebook," i use the word convenience, because if i live in the district of columbia or maryland, if there's a gambling casino at national harbor, i will go to the closest one, and especially like we were saying earlier, you will go to the newest operation because that has all of the attractive lights for the time being. i think the revenue will increase over the period of time as statistics have shown, although there are some stats that still say there could be a drag on the budgets as well as the promises that were made about more revenue. >> there are questions about the novelty once the newness wears off, once there is a new place, everybody goes there. it's a novel tea thing, and the novelty of the old new place wears off, and the question is how many people really overall are gambling. are there more people gambling and producing revenues or are the same people
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am PST
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CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am EST
. >> thank you, ron. [applause] >> thank you so much, ron. and for more than 40 years, the u.s. forest service and architect of the capitol have partnered to bring a christmas tree to the capitol from one of our nation's 155 national forests. i would like to specifically thank the dedicated forest service staff from both here in washington and in colorado who helped make this event possible. and let's give them a round of applause. [applause] >> joining us this evening is the honorable sherman, under -- harris sherman. secretary for natural resources and environment at the u.s. he has a holiday message to [applause] >> speaker boehner, senators udall and bennett, congressman tipton and distinguished guests, on behalf of the secretary, tom vilsack and our chief of the forest service, i would like to say a few words if i can. each year, the capitol christmas tree comes from the u.s. forest service, which is an agency within usda and eachier we -- each year we select that tree from a different forest. this tree is from a small town called meeker, colorado in the white river national fores
NBC
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am EST
about a political ron began last sunday when he gave it non-committal answer. ben affleck said he is happy being in default on the outside . >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> time to take a look your morning commute. a pretty smooth ride for the moment. 55 miles per hour. no problems on the north side. this is franklin boulevard. southbound traffic is a little heavier down towards the owings mills area. the j.f.x. is running smoothly. 83 at timonium road. southbound traffic is still up to speed. week will keep you posted as things evolve. >> we have to worry about slick spots. about an inch or less of accumulation around the metro area. we could see a heavier amounts along the pennsylvania line. another wintry mix possible late tonight. we're dry by friday. some snow again on saturday. and any hint of wintry precipitation by tuesday. the tests are coming up. >> 6:35. >> how about 1000 santas? a holidayqt >> we know one person that didn't get any coal in their stocking christmas morning. he has close to 1500 santa claus decorations. only about 1100 came out o
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 1:00am EST
office of vice-president of the united states congressman paul ryan of wisconsin. congressman ron has been the most forceful and articulate voice capitol hill for a vital but simple proposition, that we must balance our federal budget or we will face impending economic disaster. even as we come together here today to certify the results of this election, make no mistake that this is a political battle that this country will fight again. i for one hope that this is not the last time we will hear congressman ryan kos unnamed nominated in this chamber, but regardless of who the messenger -- ryan's name nominated in this chamber, but regardless of who the messenger -- of with a messenger will be, we may face a catastrophe that neither side of the political aisle like to see. in conclusion, i am pleased to nominate congressman ryan of wisconsin or vice president, and i thank you for your time. [applause] >> the chair recognizes doty allen for the purposes of seconding the nomination. >> [indiscernible] [applause] >> are there any other nominations for vice-president of the united state
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 10:30pm EST
that will follow. some of the respondents, we got on video. ron has done that also in print. thank you very much. >> allyson schwartz of pennsylvania talked about the fiscal cliff and other democrats and republicans will reach a compromise before the deadline and other issues on the agenda. this is 45 minutes. >> thank you. let me introduce the moderator of the program. he is the editorial director of national journal and the atlantic. he oversees the political coverage coming out of our company. he is regularly on cnn and major cable networks. he is the most astute analyst in washington political analyst. we have had changes in the program. jean could not at the last minute make it today. apparently there is a meeting going on right now. maybe it is productive. maybe not. but we do have congresswoman allyson schwartz from pennsylvania who served on the ways and means committee in the house and now the budget committee. she has become a really big deal. we are happy to have you with us. >> thank you. jean was some of the way for a meeting which may or may not be good news on the fiscal
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 10:30pm EST
they might be more comfortable with. host: ron has this suggestion from our twitter page. guest: that is a term we heard. when the cut health care, someone will be bearing the brunt of that cut. that is similar to the concept of those care organizations. they also include quality metrics as part of the contract, where they look at people's outcomes. one way to prevent against the u.s. skimping on care. host: this from sasha -- guest: that is one proposal that gets floated by democrats. medicare part d bargains for drugs. i do not know -- i do not think it would be a cure all, the one proposal that would fix everything. democrats think it would reduce the cost of medicare. host: is there a plan b? guest: we have seen them as the january 1 deadline before and get 30-day extensions. at some point they were working without an extension. medicare told doctors to hold off on submitting your claims for a little bit. that is a situation we have ended up in before. we'rere talking months, talking about big pay cuts for medicare doctors. medicare doctors. that would be uncharted territory. host
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm EST
in january from lions gate. the next person up is ron meyer, president of universal since 1995. [applause] and he is somebody seen the industry whether this remarkable technological or corporate transformation over the last decade. he mentioned earlier universal has had six owners since he's been there. prior to joining university he was president of the agency he founded in 1975. i'm going to try and keep these relatively short because if there's anybody who doesn't need a long introduction is the people on the panel. next is brian graver, chairman of imagine it. [applause] and he's the guy behind shows like 24 and has won an academy award for the film a beautiful mind. there's a great new yorker profile whom i want to look up, but he said in their helix likes to make movies that are both hip and wholesome, but there's a conflict between the two, whole sub will win. i kind of love that. next up is the chairman -- [applause] he's got a lot going on. he came up as an engineer or folks like john lennon and bruce springsteen and producer for u2. he's now the chairman and founder o
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 8:00pm EST
that out of the hands. you know congressman ron barbour, who was congresswoman giffords' assistant and was wounded that day. he has had 20 years of experience working in the community. he understands the gun violence issue and thinks the only way to keep the high-performance magazines out of the hands of people with mental health challenges is to keep them out of the hands of everyone. i look forward to reading the full statement. chris murphy came out of the funeral and this is what he twisted. he comes out of the district of newtown. "walking out of another funeral, i was handed the nra transcript, the most revolting, tone-deaf statement i have ever seen. walking out of another funeral, i was handed the nra transcript, the most revolting, tone-deaf statement i have ever seen." thank you all very much. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> next senate ma'amty leader rarry reid and mcconnell speak. the minority leader proposed taking up legislation that passed to extend all of the bush era tax rates. this is about 15 minutes. >> last night the house of represen
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am EST
better life, then we must encourage young americans to embrace what ron has consistence and elizabeth sawhill have called the "success sequence." that is very simple: you complete high school, get a full-time job, get married before having kids. you follow that you are virtually guaranteed to avoid poverty. the marriage culture is fighting an uphill battle against forces threatening to overwhelm it. everyone who believes in limited government and economic freedom and the real self-worth and well-being of our children should do their part in rebuilding the institution of marriage. no other social cause or campaign is more vital to america's future. when it comes to shaping our culture, we must also improve the quality of our students' civic education. i fear that many american students are graduating from high school and college with only the vaguest knowledge of our founding and our constitution, what it means to be an american. it's hard to defend rights if you don't know what they are or where they came from. schools shape students' views about our priorities as a society and what p
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm EST
bridge. it disappeared. it's gone. this is a highway to the old bridge. ron. four months ago people make their way up and down the east coast. today the bridge is completely gone along with highway approaches. the new bridge are threatened and we want to make sure we've made a $200 million investment that we don't use the bridge. until the bridge can work underwater. unfortunately you can't get to the bridge and the beaches of rio to the easter pÂtÉ densities to be there argonne and they need to be replaced. thank you. in addition, a huge breach fewell -- with the delaware bay and delaware river and i want us to take a look at a couple other photosphere just north of the town called lewis, we have a huge 10,000-acre plus national wildlife refuge called crime hook and it's important to replace lopez migratory flyway. what are the only places where you or shoot come to shore to spohn. severe during breaches on the right of this photo is the atlantic ocean for the delaware bay. this is refuge, big refuge. that is a modest breach in the system, which allows the ocean, if you will, to
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm EST
deduction. we are talking about loopholes and deductions as part of the so-called fiscal cliff. ron in indiana prepared -- indiana. caller: the first young fellow. the question that i wanted to ask. everybody is talking about raising taxes on the job creators and they will not create jobs. these bush tax cuts have been in place. how long will it take to see the job? host: what do you think of the deductions? you think they have been a part of the tax code lot of that americans cannot do without them? caller: some of them need to be part of the negotiations. middle class people, we cannot. forget them. but the average class, they get the big tax cut. -- the upper class, they get the big tax cut. the middle class does not hardly see these deductions. and especially those that give you these deductions, they give you loopholes. to curtis dubay to get a response to that. our caller was talking about if you have the means to hire someone that has the ability to look through the deductions you can get a much better break. is it fair? guest: if you do not have someone to show you how to do it
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 8:00pm EST
slap leather go on, ron just about to go myself turn the world into a tv show it is the same game wherever you go one big advertisement for the status quo as if you knew how the story ends as if you are not sitting in a room alone and there was somebody real at the end of the telephone somebody real just about to dial your number ♪ ♪ get all worked up go back to war tie that yellow ribbon a side of fries big mac falafel stormin' norman i used to love a parade big mac falafel just about to go myself ♪ [applause] "big mac falafel" in the code for the oversimplification of the arab world and the tendency of american foreign policy at the time to think that you could fix and watch with a hammer. yeah, so we did. we went on the road and in many ways had our faith in the american process and our country restored by meeting some wonderful, committed people, who really mean extremely well and have the future of this country in their hearts and minds. but we raised the better part of $10 million, and it ain't right, you know? i do not know a lot about election reform, but it seems it
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
will give the polling results, and ron brown will do the interview and then we will have a panel discussion. it will be a terrific day. please turn these babies off. again, welcome. joan walker is executive vice president of allstate. joan has been a terrific partner with us over the last four years. she is responsible for all relations for allstate. prior to joining that company, she did similar work with monsanto. she is a consummate marketing and communications strategist, which is what this town of washington is all about. that you very much, and welcome our friends here. [applause] >> ok, good morning, and thank you so much for that kind introduction. "the atlantic" and "national journal" have been terrific partners in this effort. i thank them very much for that, and many thanks to edward reilly, who will take us through the data today, and also for jeremy, an associate, who was the lead researcher on the poll. we have interviewed 25,000 americans. we have a very rich body of knowledge about specific issues, and now coming together with this poll, we have the america's sens
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
, but public at large. this was initiated by our friend ed reilly and ron brownstein of national journal and post the economic crisis, we decided to see what the american public perceptions were as to what was happening in their lives and the economy. and part of the notion over the years is, if you will, to sort of give voice to middle class and american public opinions as to what's happening with our economy and, in particular, their lives. we have conducted quite literally over 25,000 interviews, 25,000 over the last four years. so there's a positive story here of data which is extraordinary which is available at nationaljournal.com, it's available at allstate and the heart land monitor, and i really recommend it to all of you as a database that gives a pretty good sense of what the public has been thinking and really gives voice, if you will, to the middle class. the survey that we're talking about today that ed reilly's going to present has a slightly different orientation, and that is to say we're doing a little more towards what does the public want to see done as opposed
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
sometimes. hey mr. obama did you hear ron's wife is president which i had been planning on pulling out a different manner than that. he looked around and it was like mazel tov. i actually filmed the whole thing while talking to him and you could hear me talking extemporaneously but focusing. you develop that rhythm and you never stop. so yeah. another funny one, we were in westminster abbey and he was looking at thy signet and. he is an impressive guy and he was enumerating it and i realized i was having a conversation with him about it. it is in the west wing, yeah is pretty impressive. it's like when people talk i just respond. is just a natural thing for me. that is why maybe i will never ever be a journalist. this guy knows a lot about movies so i'm concerned. he's going to be like, towering inferno who played the victim? >> you talked really about the five ways most people get their information across by videos. do you think that the backstage sword of you know, sort of casual things they talked about lends itself more to give a sense of credibility to the actual footage? i see th
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
. my colleagues here. ron joined together. and just want to thank you for being such a strong leader. he called the day after the storm, offered guidance because of what your area has gone through, and it is invaluable to us. want to thank ranking member codes as well. he has been an open year and a very sympathetic ear terry a time of tragedy in need. senator cochran has been in all of our meetings. we thank you, and it's great to have an ally. she will be a strong fighter as she has been. i was pleased. we have said many things about this storm. a lot like to focus on something pau was talked about, mitigation . the tragic storm was an unfortunate wake-up call for new york. much more must be done by the federal, state, and local government in our region to protect and modify our vulnerable infrastructure computer storm surge in activity . new york has no choice. we must simultaneously rebuild and adapt to protect against future storms. we have to do both. a waterfront region, and it is abundantly clear in the path of violence knew whether realities of modern infrastructure that pow
NBC
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
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NBC
Dec 19, 2012 7:00am PST
claravale farm. milking these cows may be the workaday routine for ron, but the milk produced here is anything but ordinary.we do not process the milk at all. so whatever the cows are doing, that's what goes into the bottle. which means the consumer's gonna get a much higher quality bottle of milk. claravale farm is one of only two dairies in california producing "raw milk." ron's milk basically goes straight from the cow to the customer. raw milk is milk that hasn't been cooked. other milks have been cooked to preserve them. in other words, claravale farm milk is not pasteurized. nor is it homogenized. nothing is added to it, nothing is taken out.some of our customers are really health conscious so they buy their milk because it's um really nutritious. but the other group that buys it, and probably the bigger group, are people who um are just looking for really high quality fresh local food. but claravale farm's milk might not be for everyone. since it's not pasteurized, each bottle carries government warnings describing the potential risks. which might give pause to some folks.if pe
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